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oldster

[ohld-ster] /ˈoʊld stər/
noun
1.
an old or elderly person.
2.
(in the British navy) a midshipman of four years' standing.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; old + -ster, modeled on youngster
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British Dictionary definitions for oldster

oldster

/ˈəʊldstə/
noun
1.
(informal) an older person
2.
(Brit, navy) a person who has been a midshipman for four years
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Word Origin and History for oldster
n.

1818, colloquial, from old + -ster, on analogy of youngster.

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Slang definitions & phrases for oldster

oldster

noun

An older person, as opposed to a youngster: We oldsters can beat you (1848+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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